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Zoning for Urban Agriculture: The Politics of Institutionalizing Community Gardens in Madison, WI
The growing popularity of urban agriculture calls for the need for formal recognition in the Madison zoning code rewrite. To understand the politics of this process, we interviewed key actors: city planners and community ...
A Spatial and Social Analysis of Food Deserts and Community Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin
Food deserts, areas lacking nutritional food resources, are a critical problem facing modern urban areas. Our research analyzes the socio-spatial relationship between community gardens and food deserts in Madison. This ...
Dead Zones, Weed Nests, and Manure Mishaps: How Gardeners Cultivate Collective Place in Eagle Heights Community Gardens
The garden plots of Eagle Heights Community Gardens stretch for eight acres up a hillside on the west side of the University of Wisconsin at Madison's campus. Individual gardeners shape much of the space in this allotment-style ...
Community Gardens: Governance and Soil Quality in Madison, WI
A growing interest in urban agriculture creates the need to investigate the effectiveness of community garden management, specifically how it influences the garden?s physical health. We employed plot holder questionnaires, ...
Developing Community in the Garden: the Spatial Relationships of Socialization in the Sheboygan Community Garden
This study seeks to understand how the spatial dimensions of the garden relate to the social interactions in the Sheboygan Community Garden (SCG). Social interactions are the building blocks for community development in ...